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Harter House Raises $83,700 for The Kitchen, Inc.

Harter House Raises $83,700 for The Kitchen, Inc.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Harter House stores in Springfield, Hollister, Nixa, Kimberling City, Strafford, and Shell Knob raised $83,700 to benefit The Kitchen, Inc. during the 24th annual Jerry Bettlach/Jim Trimble Memorial event. The event continues to be one of the largest fundraisers of the year for The Kitchen and took place March 3-9, 2021. Over the past 24 years, the Harter House memorial event has raised over $1,000,000 for The Kitchen, Inc.

“Jerry and Jim loved The Kitchen. Our family is proud to continue remembering and honoring them every year through this event. They knew the money raised for The Kitchen would go directly to help those in need,”Barbara Bettlach, Harter House Supermarkets

About Harter House

The Bettlach family has been perfecting meat cutting techniques since the late 1800s. In 1973, Jerry and Barbara opened the first Harter House Butcher Shop. Since then, the business has expanded to seven locations. Our goal has been to provide customers with the best shopping experience they can have. Our long-term employees are our greatest assets and they work hard to foster Harter House’s relationships with all of our customers.

About The Kitchen, Inc.

The Kitchen, Inc.’s mission is to bring stability and purpose to people who are homeless. Dedicated staff, collaboration with community organizations, and community support allow us to end homelessness for families, individuals, youth, seniors, and Veterans. To learn more, visit

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